Rameswaram Population, Religion, Caste, Working Data YSR, Andhra Pradesh - Census 2011

Rameswaram is a Census Town city situated in Proddatur mandal of YSR district. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 4,786 families residing in the Rameswaram city. The total population of Rameswaram is 19,483 out of which 9,727 are males and 9,756 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Rameswaram is 1,003.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Rameswaram city is 2254 which is 12% of the total population. There are 1152 male children and 1102 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Rameswaram is 957 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (1,003).

As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Rameswaram is 60.3%. Thus Rameswaram has lower literacy rate compared to 67.3% of YSR district. The male literacy rate is 70.57% and the female literacy rate is 50.06% in Rameswaram.

Population
19,483
Literacy
60.3%
Sex Ratio
1,003

Rameswaram Census Town has total administration over 4,786 houses to which it supplies basic amenities such as water and sewerage. It is also authorize to build roads within Census Town limits and impose taxes on properties coming under its jurisdiction.

Rameswaram Census Town

As per the Population Census 2011 data, following are some quick facts about Rameswaram Census Town.

Total Male Female
Children 2,254 1,152 1,102
Literacy 60.3% 62.2% 44.4%
Scheduled Caste 1,981 1,000 981
Scheduled Tribe 375 184 191
Illiterate 9,100 3,676 5,424

Caste-wise Population - Rameswaram

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 10.2% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 1.9% of total population in Rameswaram.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 1,981 1,000 981
Schedule Tribe 375 184 191

Religion-wise Population - Rameswaram

As per the Census 2011, the total Hindu population in Rameswaram is 14,039 which is 72.06% of the total population. Also the total Muslim population in Rameswaram is 5,159 which is 26.48% of the total population. Below is religion-wise population of Rameswaram as per Census 2011.

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 14,039 (72.06%) 6,996 7,043
Muslim 5,159 (26.48%) 2,601 2,558
Christian 190 (0.98%) 89 101
Sikh 2 (0.01%) 1 1
Buddhist 5 (0.03%) 2 3
Jain 2 (0.01%) 2 0
Other Religion 1 (0.01%) 0 1
No Religion Specified 85 (0.44%) 36 49

Literacy Rate - Rameswaram

The total literacy rate of Rameswaram was 60.26% in 2011 which is less than average literacy rate 67.02% of Andhra Pradesh. Population-wise, out of total 10,383 literates, males were 6,051 while females were 4,332. Also the male literacy rate was 70.57% and the female literacy rate was 50.06% in Rameswaram.

  Rameswaram Andhra Pradesh
Female 50.06% 59.15%
Male 70.57% 74.88%
Total 60.26% 67.02%

Sex Ratio - Rameswaram

The Sex Ratio of Rameswaram is 1,003. Thus per every 1000 men there were 1,003 females in Rameswaram. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 957 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 1,003 ) of Rameswaram.


Child Population - Rameswaram

According to Census 2011, there were 2,254 children between age 0 to 6 years in Rameswaram. Out of which 1,152 were male while 1,102 were female.


Working Population - Rameswaram

In Rameswaram Census Town out of total population, 8,906 were engaged in work activities. 83.5% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 16.5% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 8,906 workers engaged in Main Work, 70 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 496 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 7,439 5,255 2,184
Cultivators 70 58 12
Agriculture Labourer 496 249 247
Household Industries 851 433 418
Other Workers 6,022 4,515 1,507
Marginal Workers 1,467 684 783
Non Working 10,577 3,788 6,789

Rameswaram Wards

A ward is a local authority area, typically used for electoral purposes. Rameswaram is further divided into 1 wards where elections are held every 5 years.

# Ward Population Literacy Sex Ratio
1 Ward No - 1 19,483 53.3% 1,003

Map of Rameswaram, YSR, Andhra Pradesh


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